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Why Are My Nails Twisting When They Grow
Difficult to say: There are many changes that can occur with the nails. Many can be benign but some changes (downward curling being one of them) can be a sign of systemic disease, particularly lung disease. You should see you primary care doctor and possibly a dermatologist to help determine what is going on. ...Read more
Strong Nails: Several vitamins are notable for their support of strong, healthy nails, so seek these out in the foods you eat or as supplements. Vitamin A helps the body process protein, needed to sustain the nail bed and ward off hangnails. A lack of vitamin B may cause ridges and fragile nails. Biotin (also known as vitamin B7) is notable for its treatment of weak, split-prone nails. ...Read more
Soft nails: Nails break because they are soft. It can be associated with low thyroid or poor nutritional state. If blood tests are ok it can be treated on the outside with dermanial or genedur. Internal vitamins with high biotin levels and silica can be helpful. Oral digestive enzymes taken 3-4 with a meal work to strengthen nails due to poor nutrition. ...Read more
Stronger Nails: Apply prescription Genadur to your nails once a day and take Biotin 2.5mg per day to strengthen and grow your nails. ...Read more
No, you can not: force nails to grow at a faster rate. ...Read more
Nails: Stop biting your nails and then apply Nail tex which accelerates growth ...Read more
Polish: One trick to avoid biting is to keep polish on them. You will be less likely to bite with a thick coat of polish there. Try it! ...Read more
Nails: When you bite you are biting dead areas. You have not damaged the growth region - yes they should grow quite healthy if you siop biting. ...Read more
My nails look bad cz i used to eat them and some nails are green how to cure so they look nice and grow properly?
Nail biting: If you have stopped nail biting, you can try gelatin. This seems to help with strenthening the nails. If you can not stop nail biting, you may need to see a behavioral specialists. I would also check with your provider for causes of discoloration that are not due to nail biting. ...Read more
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